Hulu launched an official trailer for its new Mike, a collection from Steven Rogers (I, Tonya) and twentieth Tv that chronicles the lifetime of controversial heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson. It premieres Aug. 25.
The streamer describes the 8-episode restricted collection as “an unauthorized and no-holds-barred have a look at the lifetime of Mike Tyson.” It explores the tumultuous ups and downs of Tyson’s boxing profession and private life – from being a beloved world athlete to a pariah and again once more. Focusing the lens on Mike Tyson, the collection examines class in America, race in America, fame and the ability of media, misogyny, the wealth divide, the promise of the American Dream and finally our personal position in shaping Mike’s story.
Trevante Rhodes performs Tyson. Different solid members embody Russell Hornsby, Harvey Keitel, Laura Harrier, and Li Eubanks.
Karin Gist will function showrunner and govt producer below her The Gist of It banner together with Claire Brown. The I, Tonya crew of director Craig Gillespie, Clubhouse Footage’ Bryan Unkeless and Scott Morgan, and LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley and Margot Robbie will even govt produce together with Leisure 360’s Darin Friedman. Anthony Hemingway, Anthony Sparks, and Samantha Corbin-Miller govt produce as properly, with Rhodes govt producing along with starring. twentieth Tv will produce.
Anthony Hemingway, Anthony Sparks, and Samantha Corbin-Miller govt produce as properly, with Rhodes govt producing along with starring. twentieth Tv will produce.
“Biographical footage are a fan favourite and a staple of the film and tv enterprise and steadily the themes aren’t concerned,” Craig Erwich, President of ABC Leisure and Hulu Originals, advised Deadline final yr. “We have now a method of taking a contemporary lens and making use of it to tales and figures of common tradition of the previous. We’ve had a whole lot of success doing that and I feel it reveals attention-grabbing issues, not nearly the place we’ve been however the place we’re so we’re wanting ahead to persevering with the artistic conversations behind Iron Mike.”